Children's Ministries

CHILDREN'S CHURCH This program for children ages 3 through 8 is held during the sermon of the Sunday morning worship services, giving both kids and parents the opportunity to focus on God's Word taught in ways appropriate to their needs, and giving all a chance to grow in faith.

CHRISTIAN ELEMENTARY and HIGH SCHOOL: An academically excellent, fully-accredited, Christ-centered school for children in Kindergarten through 11th Grade (12th grade will be added in 2015). Childcare is offered before and after school for the convenience of parents. For information or to arrange a visit, contact the school office at 578-4800.

LUTHERAN PIONEERS: All girls and boys in grades 1 through 8 are welcome to participate in Lutheran Pioneers program on Monday evenings. They enjoy many activities (such as the annual pine car derby and Christmas in the Park), create crafts, and learn skills in camping, cooking, safety, government, and much more.

SONSHINE STATIONA monthly program for kids ages 3 through 3rd grade with Bible stories, puppets, activities, and a train ride!

YOUTH PROGRAMS: We have three youth programs that meet regularly for devotion and fun activities including ski trips, dances, broom hockey, lock-ins, rock climbing, and much more.

  • The Way is for children in 6th and 8th grade.
  • The Truth is for high school students.
  • The Life is post high school focusing on issues of young adult life.

See the Teens / Young Adults page for more information.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: We offer two week-long sessions of summer Vacation Bible School each year for children ages kindergarten through grade 6. Our junior high students help with the younger children and many volunteers work together to provide stories, crafts, snacks, and fun for children of the community. VBS is free and open to all.

CHRISTMAS FOR KIDS and EASTER FOR KIDS: These programs are similar to VBS, but are offered on Saturday mornings prior to the holidays. They are also free and open to the community.

HARVEST FEST: This popular event draws hundreds of people to the Apostles campus every October to share a costume parade, games for kids, food, candy, children’s plays, and live music under the harvest moon. ADDITIONAL OUTREACH FOR CHILDREN:

  • Cradle Roll
  • Birthday Card Program